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English definition of “insinuate yourself into sth”

insinuate yourself into sth

formal disapproving phrasal verb with insinuate     /ɪnˈsɪn.ju.eɪt/ verb [T]
to use clever , secret , and often unpleasant methods to gradually become part of something: Over the years she insinuated herself into the great man's life .Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
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